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Canon PowerShot A720 IS

Canon PowerShot A720 IS

8MP Compact Digital Camera with 6x Optical Zoom
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Best Point and Shoot Digital Camera for Child, Action, and Low Light Photos Under $200
Editors' Ratings:
"Rated Very Good" by CNET.com
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
Recommended as
“With a budget of $200 and a restriction on camera size, any camera in this range will be a compromise. For a demanding use goal like fast action, there is virtually no camera in this size and price class that can perform well - no camera packs the long…”
Expert
32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
Recommended as
“Equipped with a 6x super-zoom lens and fast image capture times, the Canon A720 IS will freeze action at the press of a button, and you won’t miss the winner’s moment of glory at the finish line. With its good low light performance, you can keep on…”
Expert
32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
Recommended as
“Equipped with a 6x super-zoom lens and fast image capture times, the Canon A720 IS will freeze action at the press of a button, and you won’t miss the winner’s moment of glory at the finish line. With its good low light performance, you can keep on…”
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
Recommended as
“The Canon A720IS is part of Canon’s versatile A-series of cameras - it’s a moderately priced, fairly compact camera that’s reasonably versatile (with a 6x zoom range) and is a solid though not spectacular performer with nearly any…”
Expert
32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
Recommended as
“Equipped with a 6x super-zoom lens and fast image capture times, the Canon A720 IS will freeze action at the press of a button, and you won’t miss the winner’s moment of glory at the finish line. With its good low light performance, you can keep on…”
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
Recommended as
“The Canon A720IS is part of Canon’s versatile A-series of cameras - it’s a moderately priced, fairly compact camera that’s reasonably versatile (with a 6x zoom range) and is a solid though not spectacular performer with many shooting situations…”
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
Recommended as
“The Canon A720IS is part of Canon’s versatile A-series of cameras - it’s a moderately priced, fairly compact camera that’s reasonably versatile (with a 6x zoom range) and is a solid though not spectacular performer for many shooting situations…”
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
Recommended as
“The Canon A720 IS is a midrange model in Canon’s A-series of cameras. With a 35-210mm 6x lens, the A720IS covers the midrange useful for portraits of people and pets, but doesn’t really zoom far enough for good close-ups of fast action. The…”
Expert
1 Compliment
5 Recommendations
Recommended as
“The Canon PowerShot A720 IS offers allot of features for the consumer, so many in fact that it is at times a little bit confusing. If looking for an effortless camera, this is may not be a good selection. However, with a little patience and the owner’s…”
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
Recommended as
“The Canon A720IS is a medium-range model in Canon’s highly versatile A-series of cameras. Despite fitting into a 1.6in body, the A720IS packs a hosts of features, such as an image stabilization system, and a large 35-210mm (6x) zoom range that provides…”
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
Recommended as
“The Canon A720IS is a medium-range model in Canon’s highly versatile A-series of cameras. Despite fitting into a 1.6in body, the A720IS packs a hosts of features, such as an image stabilization system, and a large 35-210mm (6x) zoom range that provides…”
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
Recommended as
“The Canon A720IS is a medium-range model in Canon’s highly versatile A-series of cameras. Despite fitting into a 1.6in body, the A720IS packs a hosts of features, such as an image stabilization system, and a large 35-210mm (6x) zoom range that provides…”
Expert
32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
Recommended as
“The latest upgrade to Canon’s successful A-series cameras, this model offers an 8MP resolution sensor and ISO rating up to 1600. The camera has a 6x zoom lens (35-210mm equivalent on a 35 mm film cameras), which is image stabilized. It offers full…”

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